Tag Archives: Seattle

Exploring Seattle and the Surrounding Area

In the 19th century no one was betting on Seattle to become the great metropolis of the Northwest. The Washington capital was placed in Olympia and the railroads all built towards Tacoma. Then in the 1890s gold was discovered in the Yukon in the far north and tiny Seattle on the Puget Sound was the
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A Girl From New York Becomes A Camper

How does a girl who was born and raised in suburban Long Island find herself stoking a campfire in Alaska’s Denali National Park? It’s simple. She marries an Eagle Scout and together they get transferred to the Pacific Northwest. Well, that girl is me and I’ve been camping with my husband and children for many
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VIDEO: "Long Long Honeymoon" in Maine!

For the past six months, Maine has been an ethereal, theoretical destination for our Long Long Honeymoon. If we had a dollar for every time we exclaimed, “This spring, we’re taking our Airstream up to Maine!” our fuel expenses would be covered. So now that we finally made it, has Maine lived up to our
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Automatic External Defibrillator

As old EMT, we encouraging the campgrounds to have Defibrillators on site.  In Chicago you have an 3% chance of surviving, in Seattle a 16% chance, just because more trained personnel are nearby. In 4-6 minutes we lose brain cells from lack of oxygen. More information can be located on the American Heart Association’s website. Happy
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